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How a One-Day Jail Sentence Became Seven Years of Detention – Torontoist


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How a One-Day Jail Sentence Became Seven Years of Detention
Torontoist
Since his initial arrest in 2006, Mvogo has frustrated police and immigration officials by using fake names and claiming at different times to be from the United States and Haiti. Scott said Mvogo's behaviour is no excuse for his lengthy detention. “He ...

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Arcade Fire follows up a masterpiece with Reflektor. . . a dance album? – Macleans.ca


Arcade Fire follows up a masterpiece with Reflektor. . . a dance album?
Macleans.ca
Much of Reflektor is also informed by Butler and Chassagne's experiences in Haiti; some of the songs were written while jamming with percussionists from the Port au Prince band Ram, for whom Arcade Fire opened there in 2011. The ties run deep for ...

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Learn to Cook Conch, Beignets And Other Haitian Dishes – WLRN

Learn to Cook Conch, Beignets And Other Haitian DishesWLRN... the food of her heritage. For those eager to reclaim the recipes of the Haitian kitchen or for those who are curious about Haitian food, Liliane Nerette-Louis is opening her own kitchen to a...

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Mining in Haiti must respect people’s health and the environment – Oxfam America


Mining in Haiti must respect people's health and the environment
Oxfam America
International relief and development organization Oxfam America warned that while mining may add to Haiti's economic growth, it may also cost more than the value of that growth if the impacts of mining are allowed to degrade environmental, human health ...

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Dominicans of Haitian Descent Cast Into Legal Limbo by Court – New York Times


New York Daily News

Dominicans of Haitian Descent Cast Into Legal Limbo by Court
New York Times
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic — For generations, people of Haitian descent have been an inextricable part of life here, often looked at with suspicion and dismay, but largely relied on all the same to clean rooms, build things cheaply and provide ...
Gonzalez: Citizenship of Haitians in Dominican Republic for decades threatened ...New York Daily News
The unwanted Haitian: Time to give free market a chanceWashington Times

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No resolution to Little Haiti naming dispute – MiamiHerald.com


No resolution to Little Haiti naming dispute
MiamiHerald.com
Miami Commissioner Michelle Spence-Jones said Thursday that her push to create official boundaries for Little Haiti would fulfill a promise made by the late Miami Commissioner Arthur E. Teele Jr. “I feel it is my responsibility to carry that out. I ...
Miami commissioners debate setting boundaries for Little HaitiNaples Daily News
Miami officials consider Little Haiti boundariesWink News
Residents of Lemon City oppose name changeThe South Florida Times

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Detained-then-freed Haitian lawyer charges his detention after traffic stop … – Washington Post


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Detained-then-freed Haitian lawyer charges his detention after traffic stop ...
Washington Post
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Opposition figure Andre Michel charged Thursday that Haitian authorities held him overnight after a traffic stop to punish him for his political activities. His detention led to violent street protests Wednesday and Michel's ...
Arrest of Haiti government critic triggers protestsMiamiHerald.com
Detained Haiti lawyer says detention 'political'Charlotte Observer
Haiti arrests key anti-corruption lawyerMWC News
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Detained Haiti Lawyer Says Detention ‘Political’ – ABC News


Washington Post

Detained Haiti Lawyer Says Detention 'Political'
ABC News
Michel is one of the few lawyers in Haiti who takes on legal cases critical of President Michel Martelly. He was also a notable participant in two recent protests that drew thousands of people critical of the government, which is under pressure to hold ...
Arrest of Haiti government critic triggers protestsMiamiHerald.com
Haitian lawyer who brought government corruption cases detained, then sprung ...Washington Post

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Dominican court puts citizenship of Haitian descendants in question – UPI.com


Dominican court puts citizenship of Haitian descendants in question
UPI.com
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- The Dominican Republic's highest court has declared children of undocumented Haitian migrants are not Dominican citizens, jeopardizing the status of thousands. The court ordered authorities Sept.
Protests hit Dominican Republic's expulsion of HaitiansWorkers World
Some Dominicans suddenly outsiders in their own countryCNN
Activist Alleges That Dominican Republic Ruling On Citizenship Has Racist ...WINN FM

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